Openly gay rapper Fly Young Red has
denied that he's been brought on to Lil Wayne's record label.
Fly Young Red's video for the single
Throw That Boy P***y, which has been viewed more than 600,000
times since its March
18 YouTube debut, has put the young rapper in the spotlight.
Hip hop sites reported on Monday that
Fly Young Red had been signed on to Lil Wayne's record label Cash
“I told yall this was a rumor!! Im
not YMCMB,” Fly Young Red messaged his more than 4,400 followers on
Lil Wayne was quoted in various reports
as saying that he signed on Fly Young Red because “good music is
just good music.”
“Gay, straight, black, white, blue or
purple. Good music is just good music. Have you ever been in the
club when that joint came on? Niggas go crazy when that drop. I had
to make him YMCMB [Young Money Cash Money Billionaires],” Wayne
was quoted as saying.
In an interview on cabler Fusion's AM
Tonight, Fly Young Red expressed in passing an interest in
working with Lil Wayne.
When host Alicia Menendez asked whether
the video for Throw That Boy P***y was a game-changer for the
gay community, Fly Young Red answered: “I can definitely say that.
I mean, I think it's making our own lane in the hip hop community,
you know, because I don't expect to be opening up for a Lil Wayne or
anything like that, but I want to give, you know, gay people who
listen to hip hop, they shouldn't have to change the word from girl
to guy. They should have their own music, and I want to provide that
outlet for them.”